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Data collection and reporting gaps harm Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander health, study says

Medical Xpress, Sept. 20, 2021

September 20, 2021

Data collection and reporting gaps harm Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander health, study says

“Our goal with this research is to bring to light the urgent need for social and health equity for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders,” said Brittany Morey, Ph.D., corresponding author and assistant professor from the UCI Program in Public Health. “In order to achieve that, this group must be included in the reporting of health data, especially in conjunction with community partners who rely on this information to advocate for resources.”